Middleton-on-Sea has pubs, local shops, & eateries within easy walking distance & Littlehampton or Bognor have further eateries, as well as small beachside cinemas, within a 5min drive. There is plenty to do in the area, with Arundel close by, famous for its castle, books & antique shops, plus Wildfowl & Wetlands wildlife centre, Pulborough Brooks RSPB & popular beaches at The Witterings, Worthing & Bognor. Also easy driving distance to Chichester with cathedral, leisure facilities & Goodwood or Fontwell Races. There are many scenic walks including in the South Downs National Park. Also within easy driving/train distance is the city of Brighton to the east & Portsmouth to the west, which has the Spinnaker Tower, ferry trips to the Isle of Wight & designer retail shopping. There is a selection of NT homes & gardens that can all be easily reached. Outdoor pursuits such as golf, horse racing, various water sports, riding & cycling routes are all in the area. Shop, pub & restaurant 50 yds.